Cedar Fair Aquatics and Lifeguard Associate in Muskegon, Michigan
As a member of the Aquatics team at Michigan's Adventure you will have the opportunity to work in one of the following positions: Lifeguard, Aquatics Associate, or Aquatics Team Lead. Each role offers great experience, awesome incentives, and a schedule that is right for you. Michigan's Adventure provides training and certifications for our Lifeguards.
Positions are currently available for those who are 15 or older.
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+ + Ability to tolerate continued use of rescue tube
Ability to tolerate frequent use of whistle
Ability to tolerate occasional use of vacuum/pool brush, CPR equipment, rescue buoys, back boards, phone
Ability to be on time and complete all scheduled shifts
Ability to work days, evenings, weekends and holidays to meet business needs
Ability to work in all weather conditions
Ability to work with a diversified work force
Ability to carry, push, pull, lift, grip, grasp and hold objects weighing up to 50 pounds
Ability to stand for extended periods of time; up to 4.5 hours (minor), 6 hours (major) without a break
Ability to sit for moderate periods of time; up to 4.5 hours (minor), 6 hours (major) without a break
Ability to walk for moderate periods of time; up to 4.5 hours (minor), 6 hours (major) without a break
Ability to bend, twist, kneel, squat, climb, maintain awkward positions and reach above shoulders
Ability to demonstrate average manual dexterity, vision, hearing and fitness
Ability to work with occasional contact with abrasive/sharp objects, skin irritants and toxic exposure (cleaning supplies)
Ability to work with moderate exposure to loud noise and slippery/wet floors
Ability to work with the moderate potential of exposure to blood borne pathogens
Ability to work with moderate exposure to sun radiation and extreme cold, heat and humidity
- Pre-requisite skills: Swim a distance of 200 yards using crawl or breast stroke without resting. Complete feet first surface dive and retrieve a 8 lb brick from a depth of 6 feet.
Tread water without using arms for 2 minutes
Exemplify Cedar Fair cornerstones of Safety, Service, Courtesy, Cleanliness and Integrity
Test equipment before opening attractions to guests
Perform a "first" ride on slides to ensure proper operation
Maintain order of guests waiting to ride and check for and enforce all ride restrictions and recommendations
Record ride capacity
Observe and assist with loading and unloading of guests safely in and out of attractions
Communicate safety regulations with guests
Inflate and deflate inner tubes as needed
Assist in evacuation of guests from rides as needed
Monitor ride continuously for malfunction or safety concerns and communicate to appropriate personnel
Must attend four hours of in-service training sessions each month to maintain lifeguard skills and license
Perform all duties satisfactorily to meet Ellis & Associates International Lifeguard Training Program (E&A ILTP) standards, including CPR and First Aid
Perform swimming rescues and spinal injury management satisfactorily to meet E&A ILTP standards
Properly use and store rescue equipment
Monitor and ensure the safety of guests and co-workers
Monitor and enforce waterpark and lifeguard rules
Respond to and take appropriate action to resolve concerns and complaints from park guests
Keep supervisor/manager informed of situations related to waterpark operation
Maintain cleanliness of all work areas and attractions
Perform all job duties as assigned
Ability to work nights, weekends and holiday periods to meet business needs.
Ability to pass a mandatory (or random) drug test, per Company policy, unless prohibited by state or provincial law.
Ability to pass a background check, if 18 years of age or older, which may include, but is not limited to, credit, criminal, DMV, previous employment, education and personal references, per Company policy, unless prohibited by federal, state, or provincial law.
Street: 4750 Whitehall Road